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Leonard Calvin Baxley

Leonard Calvin Baxley
  • January 28, 1940 - October 23, 2019
  • Johns Island, South Carolina
  • Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to:
  • American Cancer Society - SC
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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“We will miss him....he was a great neighbor and a great friend... ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Robin and robert Hux - SC

“I am so sorry to hear that Leonard has passed.Everyone is in my prayers. Love you all. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Daisy Lee Odom Mixon - Columbia, SC

“Linda, I was sorry to hear of Leonard's passing. I remember your dating days when we were at Rivers High. My thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Genie Searson Rawlings - St louis, MO

“Jervey, Chloe and I are so sorry for your loss. Jervey and James spent a lot of time with Leonard and were telling me stories today. How he always...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Lara Coste - Pendleton, SC

“Brandi, Drew and I are so very sorry for your loss. We were only around Mr. Leonard a few times but he always made us feel like we had known each...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Patrick Whitehurst - NC

“I am so sorry to learn of Leonard's death. I grew up with him and his siblings in Cameron. Patricia and I were in the same grade. My love and...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Johnny Wesner - Folly Beach, SC

“To The Baxley FamilyWe express our condolences to each of you. Leonard was a great neighbor. We shared vegetable plants, lawn ideas, smiles and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Julius Gathers Barbara StoneyB - SC

“Aunt Linda, so sorry for ya'lls loss. I know you all will miss Uncle Leonard! We love y'all! ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jan Rutland - Williston, SC


Leonard Calvin Baxley, 79, of Johns Island, South Carolina, husband of Linda Lysaght Baxley entered into eternal rest Wednesday, October 23, 2019. His funeral service will be held Sunday, October 27, 2019 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 1:30 p.m. Interment with military honors will follow at Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the West Ashley Chapel.

Leonard was born January 28, 1940 in Blackville, South Carolina, one of 10 children of the late Alfred Clifton Baxley and the late Myrtle Beatrice Collins Baxley. He was an Army veteran and a retired truck driver. He was a member of Teamsters Local 509. Leonard loved to plant and tend a garden for vegetables to give away and keep. He also loved anything to do with fishing, harvesting seafood and sweet tea. Leonard was never without a sweet tea. He was a member of Johns Island Presbyterian Church and American Legion Post 147.

Leonard is survived by his wife of 57 years, Linda; two sons: Steven Leonard Baxley (Angelique) and Scott Allen Baxley (Jamie); and six grandchildren: Stevie Baxley (Jenni), Kyle Baxley (Hazel), Tiffany Baxley, Brittany Baxley, Leah Narowski and Breanna Baxley; two great-grandchildren: Maverick Baxley and Stella Baxley; three siblings: Junior Baxley, Dwight Baxley and Patricia Leverette; and his beloved dachshund "Oscar Meyer".

The family would like to give special thanks for the wonderful treatment that Leonard received while at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, N. Charleston, SC 29406.